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Nov 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
this will be very proud, too. >> belva: in 1968, she wrote, produced and narrated a documentary series for kqed about the african-american experience called "blacks, blues, black." here at her home in north carolina, her garden is filled with friends. if you walk around your house, there are friends in almost every room, your library, hundreds of books. talk about the friends from these books. >> i'm a product of the men and women who went before me. and i'm grateful to them. the writers who informed me, james baldwin, of course. shakespeare. of course. john killen. books have meant too much to me. i spent seven years of my life as a mute. but i read. i read everything. and i memorized everything. so many writers, i just -- i absorbed them. and they still inform my life. >> belva: books not only helped her gain her voice but transformed her path. encouraged by her good friend, james baldwin, she wrote her first novel, the all biographical "i know why the changed bird sings" in 1968. since then, she's written everything from poems to children's books to cookbooks. in 1992, her poetry reached mil
Nov 21, 2012 12:30am PST
on kqed, those services are illegal, unsafe, unacceptable, and we must do something about it. (applause) >> director bridges. >> director bridges: i want to go back to a couple of things, the financing piece. i concur with the comments that the drivers are important to us in the city of san francisco, and this agency as well. we appreciate your services. i want to go back to the financing issue. you mentioned earlier that there would be a discount for the first 150 applicants and no down payment required. i have been listening for the past few months, most of the drivers on the list have served, and had been on the list 25-30 years, most 60-65 plus. is there any such ability for them in terms of how the financing will be structure for them to take advantage of this? >> it is quite easily available i believe. i'm not aware that any driver even under the pilot program under full price has been decline the loan. generally speaking, again the credit union could speak more directly to this, most cabdrivers have qualified for this. that will be particularly true when the asset is f
Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
month with special programs on our television channels including kqed and plus and world. many are provided by native american public television which is actually an organization that produces indian producers and countries with partnership with public television and radio, so it's a fantastic organization and they have shared a lot of unique programs with us. two highlights are racing the redses, a rare view into reservation life homeland, native americans in the armed forces. you will get to meet the four local heroes. that's the term we like to use and people in the community that wins a award that is very special and i think it's important to thank the city of san francisco for hosting this event. -- plawz. thank you. this is really quite a beautiful space and honor to be standing at the base of the stair case and this incredible rotunda and i want to thank the dancers and singers and drummers for sharing their heritage with us and just adds to this special event and be sure to tune in through november. thanks. [applause] >> all right. thank you michael and i would
Nov 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
for being with us. it's been a lot of fun. so come back again and visit for this show's archives. to subscribe and share your thoughts. we're off next week for the thanksgiving holiday. if you don't want turkey, you can enjoy dungeoness crab, because they're in. i'm spencer michaels. thanks for watching. good night. captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> announcer: the following kqed production was produced in hi-definition. ♪ >> yes, "check, please!" people. >> it's all about licking your plate.
Nov 10, 2012 2:00am PST
, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions from viewers like you. thank you. he following kqed pro was produced in high definition.
Nov 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
on our facebook page at bizrpt. and on twitter @bizrpt. >>> the following is a co-production of kqed and the center for investigative reporting. >> the system for corrections itself is failing with the cost of $50,000 per inmate, this is not a sustainable system. >> governor jerry
Nov 20, 2012 11:30pm PST
safety first. i listen to kqed, and listen to lies come out her mouth. i'm not attacking her. but you have cabs out there with no air bags; seat belts put together with clothespins. please don't take away the future of these guys. >> chairman nolan: next speaker please. >> good afternoon mr. lawrence. >> ladies and gentlemen, commissioners, good afternoon. i welcome this opportunity to speak here today. basically i have to say this. i believe this is a big horse and pony show; you have implemented your strategy. cabdrivers are getting phone calls whether they will accept every value for 150,000. -- --- you inherited a taxi commission, you do not inherit proposition k. you are taking away what is the taxi drivers pension and lifetime income. with no compensation. you have given them a kick in the ass with no compensation. that is what you intended to do today. it's already been implemented. your big meeting here today is awash. it was my hope that when mr. reiskin became director they would have erased what one of the most corrupt men in san francisco did. you are converting p
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
on our facebook page at bizrpt. and on twitter @bizrpt. >> the following kqed production was produced in high definition. >> tonight on quest: theye
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
stats. also follow us on our facebook page at bizrpt. and on twitter @bizrpt. >> the following kqed production was produced in high definition. >> the day a young carlos baron met pablo neruda, his life changed. >> carlos baron: it's a live
Nov 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
is your ♪ wonder no more ♪ tell me you're the heart of it all ♪ ♪ san francisco ♪ >> the following kqed production pr
Nov 24, 2012 12:00am PST
of the regime. the newshour, along with the center for investigative reporting and kqed-san francisco, have obtained interviews from an iranian journalist to help tell that story. newshour correspondent spencer michels reports. >> reporter: this is a rare event in iran today-- a party in a private apartment to celebrate the birthdays of ten human rights activists who are all in prison. their relatives and friends gathered, including the husband and children of nasrin sotoudeh, an attorney who has defended many of the activists. she was sentenced to 11 years for opposing the regime. to the surprise of many, no one at this party was arrested. but gatherings like this are increasingly infrequent as the government has made it more difficult than ever for dissidents even to meet, much less to openly push for free speech, free elections and human rights. for a decade, sotoudeh defended iranians accused of all manner of crimes, and it has cost her and her young family a lot. here she is five years ago, working the phone giving media interviews, trying to prevent the execution of a teenager. the ne
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
at the age of 80. she says the final broadcast is this friday on kqed this week in northern california. belva davis is nationally known for being a tenacious and fair reporter and worked at several san francisco tv stations. now she says she plans to spend time with her husband of 50 years bill, and she will be reading for pleasure and won't have to worry about meeting a deadline. >> yep. >> she is a terrific lady certainly made us proud in the bay area. 7:54. let's check in with sal and see what's happening on the roads. some problems out there. >> reporter: yes there are. we have a power outage in fremont that we talked about that would be a lot of the intersection in fremont are without power because of transformer problem first reported at 7 to pg&e and the 4400 block of eaton court pg&e says fremont fire and police are responding there or they are there. the signals are affected because of the power outages at many fremont intersection. treat it as a four way stop if the lights are out -- way stop if the lights are out. an accident west 80. this crash is in pinole and slow traffic after
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